Storehouse Island

Storehouse Island

An aerial photo of Storehouse Island, bottom centre; with the much larger Babel Island pictured in the background. Cat Island is pictured bottom right.

Storehouse Island

Location of the Storehouse Island in Bass Strait

Geography

Location
Bass Strait

Coordinates
39°57′00″S 148°21′36″E / 39.95000°S 148.36000°E / -39.95000; 148.36000Coordinates: 39°57′00″S 148°21′36″E / 39.95000°S 148.36000°E / -39.95000; 148.36000

Archipelago
Babel Group, part of the Furneaux Group

Area
20 ha (49 acres)

Administration

Australia

State
Tasmania

Demographics

Population
unpopulated

The Storehouse Island, part of the Babel Group within the Furneaux Group, is a 20-hectare (49-acre) unpopulated granite island, located in Bass Strait, lying off the east coast of Flinders Island, Tasmania, south of Victoria, in south-eastern Australia.[1][2][3]
The Storehouse Island forms part of the Babel Island Group Important Bird Area.[4]
Fauna[edit]
Seabirds and waders recorded as breeding on the island include little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, silver gull, Pacific gull and sooty oystercatcher. Resident reptiles include metallic skink and tiger snake. The rakali is thought to visit the island.[3]
See also[edit]

Tasmania portal
Islands portal

List of islands of Tasmania

References[edit]

^ “Stonehouse Island (TAS)”. Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
^ “Small Bass Strait Island Reserves. Draft Management Plan”. Department of Primary Industries,Water and Environment, Tasmanian Government. October 2000. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
^ a b Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X
^ “IBA: Babel Island Group”. Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 10 June 2011. 

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Islands and islets of Tasmania, Australia

 
Islands located in the Bass Strait

Furneaux Group

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Bird
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Cape Barren
Cat
Chalky
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East Kangaroo
Fifty Foot
Fisher
Flinders
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Goose
Great Dog
Gull
GVH
Inner Little Goose
Inner Sister
Isabella
Key
Lady Barron
Little
Little Anderson
Little Badger
Little Chalky
Little Dog
Little Goose
Little Green
Little Spike
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